Discussing the Bulletin and the UCU Strike

August 16, 2018

Seth, Lydia, Callum, Jessica, and Jamie sat down to discuss The University Worker. This was a rank-and-file bulletin produced by academic workers during the UCU strike. The podcast covers why Notes from Below helped to produce and host the bulletin, its impact during the strike, and advice for people who want to put together their own workplace bulletin.


Seth Wheeler (@sethnotes)

Seth Wheeler is a PhD student at the University of Royal Holloway; he was a founding member of the communist organisation Plan C and is a member of Notes From Below and the IWGB Union. He is currently developing a workers educational project for CAIWU and programming a trade union stream for 2018s ‘The World Transformed’ festival. Tweets in a personal capacity on @sethnotes.

Callum Cant (@CallumCant1)

Callum Cant is currently writing Working for Deliveroo, forthcoming with Polity Press. He is a PhD student at the University of West London.

Jamie Woodcock (@jamie_woodcock)

Jamie Woodcock is a researcher.

Lydia Hughes (@lydiakathleenh)

Lydia Hughes is a trade union organiser.

Jessica Thorne (@th0rnenotes)

Jessica Thorne is a Masters research student in History at Royal Holloway, University of London, addressing the histories of Spanish Anarchism and anti-francoist resistance movements in Europe. She tweets in a personal capacity @th0rnenotes and helps to run the Base Union Coordination twitter account @BaseUnion.